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Table of contents

1. Bowen 53 routes in Crag

Summary:
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seasonality
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.262352, -19.984299

1.1. Queens Bay 17 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.257759, -19.984458

1.1.1. Octopus Boulders 10 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 148.257694, -19.984725

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Octopus 1 V0 Boulder 4m
2 Octopus 2 V0 Boulder 4m
3 * Octopus 2 and 3/4 (sit start) V3 Boulder 4m
4 Octopus 3 V0 Boulder
5 Around Big Octopus V1 Boulder
6 * Octopus Corridor Crack V1 Boulder 4m
7 Cctopus 4 V1 Boulder
8 Octopus 5 V1 Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
9 * Around the Little Octopus V3 Boulder
10 * Who Eats Octopus V4 Boulder

1.1.2. The Overhangs 7 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 148.257777, -19.984379

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Concerned Susan

Start on edges in middle of face right in front of concerning stake sticking out of the ground. Traverse left along small edges to rail then finish up rail.

V6 Boulder 4m
2 ** Central railways

Sit start at base of obvious rail, traverse right up rail and mantle out to finish.

V4 Boulder 4m
3 ** The Cave

Sit start on pockets at the back of the cave. Traverse out of the cave then some difficult moves to get out of the cave to the lip of the boulder.

V4 Boulder 3m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
4 ** Jugs V1 Boulder
5 Good Kind of Crumble

Sit start in big pocket then head right and up on good holds.

V1 Boulder 4m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
6 * Time for a fish & chip lunch

Stand start.

V1 Boulder 2m
7 ** Glass Jugs

Sit start in hueco, head straight up on big undercling and good edges to finish in some slightly glassy jugs at lip.

V4 Boulder 4m

1.2. Coral Bay 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.259040, -19.977644

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Growler V0 Boulder

1.2.1. Nude Beach 0 routes in Field

1.3. Horseshoe Bay 31 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.261786, -19.978873

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Mantle that! V3 Boulder 3m
2 * Crimpin crystals V4 Boulder 4m
3 ** Mr Wall V2 Boulder 5m
4 * 1st Overhang V6 Boulder
5 2nd Overhang V2 Boulder
6 3rd Overhang V2 Boulder
7 ** 4th Overhang V5 Boulder
8 * Nurofen V2 Boulder 4m
9 ** Voodoo V3 Boulder 4m
10 Lime V1 Boulder 4m
11 Easy as 1 V0 Boulder 2m
12 Easy as 2 V0 Boulder 2m
13 Easy as 3 V0 Boulder 2m
14 * Gilded Gadfly V3 Boulder 2m
15 *** 3 pockets or 4 to top V7 Boulder 7m

1.3.1. South Side of Horseshoe Bay 10 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 148.262609, -19.979639

Description:

The field of boulders along the south side (right when looking out to the sea from the beach) of Horseshoe bay.

1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes 10 routes in Field
Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.262294, -19.979320

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Welcome to Barbados V4 Boulder 6m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
2 *** Welcome to Barbados (low start)

Start extra low on slopey hueco. Hard start moves right into the sit start of WtB.

V5 Boulder 4m
3 ** Welcome to Barbados (stand start)

Stand start on good horn, straight up.

V2 Boulder
4 * On a Razors Edge

Stand start on good holds on right hand arete (facing out to sea), then up then traverse lip of boulder to end up mantling on other side of boulder. Slightly contrived but fun.

V1 Boulder 2m
5 ** Pelicant

Sit start at base of overhanging prow. Some cool steep moves get you into a committing top section.

V3 Boulder 5m
6 ** Jochheim Blues

Stand start from lowest point (not boulder on left) then follow obvious line of sloppy features straight up. A bit committing so make sure to have some mats and spotters.

V4 Boulder 5m
7 ** Seaside slopers1 V5 Boulder
8 ** Seaside slopers 2 V6 Boulder
9 * Seaside slopers 1 (stand) V2 Boulder 4m
10 ** Seaside slopers 2 (stand) V3 Boulder 4m
1.3.1.2. Smooth slopes 0 routes in Field
Description:

The first sector of boulders you come across on your right as you walk south from the Horseshoe Bay beach.

1.3.1.3. Bat Cave 0 routes in Field
Description:

The big cave and surrounding boulders on the south side of Horseshoe Bay

1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay 6 routes in Field

Summary:

Long/Lat: 148.261031, -19.977820

Approach:

From the Horseshoe bay beach head north (or left when facing the ocean). The first boulders are right on the beach.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Fat Girls & Beef

Start two hands on obvious rail then straight up on bad feet and small edges.

V6 Boulder 3m
2 ** King of the North

Sit start on obvious undercling (stack pads if necessary), big move to lip then mantle.

V7 Boulder 3m
3 * King of the North Stand -Start

Stand start on big jug at lip of overhang then straight up.

V2 Boulder 3m
4 King of the Ming project

Sit start in big groove and then make your way out of the overhang on cool groove features and then some very small holds at the lip. Looks possible but who knows.

V8 to V11 Boulder Project 3m
5 ** Sultans of Ming

Sit start in slopey hue then straight up.

FA: @flashpumpgordon, 2015

V7 Boulder 4m
6 ** A Salty Groove

Sit start way at the back of the groove in pockets then head up and out to finish up the right hand aerate.

V5 Boulder 3m
1.3.2.1. Shoreline boulders 0 routes in Field
Description:

The boulders that lie along the shore line of the northern side of Horseshoe bay

1.3.2.2. The Fat Cave 0 routes in Boulder

1.4. Murray Bay 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.264697, -19.984026

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Vanuatu 1 V1 Boulder
2 Vanuatu 2 V3 Boulder

1.5. Mother Beddick 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 148.265691, -19.988070

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Sunshine 15 Unknown 35m
2 * You me & the Coral Sea 14 Unknown 40m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
14 * You me & the Coral Sea Unknown 40m 1.5. Mother Beddick
15 *** Sunshine Unknown 35m 1.5. Mother Beddick
V0 Octopus 1 Boulder 4m 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
Octopus 2 Boulder 4m 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
Octopus 3 Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
** Growler Boulder 1.2. Coral Bay
Easy as 1 Boulder 2m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
Easy as 2 Boulder 2m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
Easy as 3 Boulder 2m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
V1 Around Big Octopus Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
Cctopus 4 Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
Octopus 5 Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
* Octopus Corridor Crack Boulder 4m 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
Good Kind of Crumble Boulder 4m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
** Jugs Boulder 1.1.2. The Overhangs
* Time for a fish & chip lunch Boulder 2m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
Lime Boulder 4m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
* On a Razors Edge Boulder 2m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
Vanuatu 1 Boulder 1.4. Murray Bay
V2 2nd Overhang Boulder 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
3rd Overhang Boulder 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Mr Wall Boulder 5m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
* Nurofen Boulder 4m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
* Seaside slopers 1 (stand) Boulder 4m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
** Welcome to Barbados (stand start) Boulder 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
* King of the North Stand -Start Boulder 3m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay
V3 * Around the Little Octopus Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
* Octopus 2 and 3/4 (sit start) Boulder 4m 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
* Gilded Gadfly Boulder 2m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Mantle that! Boulder 3m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Voodoo Boulder 4m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Pelicant Boulder 5m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
** Seaside slopers 2 (stand) Boulder 4m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
Vanuatu 2 Boulder 1.4. Murray Bay
V4 * Who Eats Octopus Boulder 1.1.1. Octopus Boulders
** Central railways Boulder 4m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
** Glass Jugs Boulder 4m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
** The Cave Boulder 3m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
* Crimpin crystals Boulder 4m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Jochheim Blues Boulder 5m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
*** Welcome to Barbados Boulder 6m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
V5 ** 4th Overhang Boulder 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Seaside slopers1 Boulder 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
*** Welcome to Barbados (low start) Boulder 4m 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
** A Salty Groove Boulder 3m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay
V6 *** Concerned Susan Boulder 4m 1.1.2. The Overhangs
* 1st Overhang Boulder 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** Seaside slopers 2 Boulder 1.3.1.1. Seaside Slopes
* Fat Girls & Beef Boulder 3m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay
V7 *** 3 pockets or 4 to top Boulder 7m 1.3. Horseshoe Bay
** King of the North Boulder 3m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay
** Sultans of Ming Boulder 4m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay
V8 to V11 King of the Ming project Boulder Project 3m 1.3.2. North side of Horseshoe Bay